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UK carbon emissions: where do they come from and how have they changed? 7 February 2012 [1] topic, topic

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Emissions fell in Scotland by 7% in 2009, mainly due to the impact of the recession and a reduction in economic output. Emissions are however likely to have risen in 2010, as a result of the cold temperatures at the start and end of 2010, and due to increased economic activity. 31 January [2] topic

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Ramblers rejoice as first stretch of coast path becomes a reality, 26 January [3] topic, place


16 pubs closing every week. Government needs to do more to protect ‘community pubs’, ippr, 24 Jan 2012 [4] topic

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Climate Change Risk Assessment "compelling evidence.. of the need to increase our resilience." Government announce National Adaptation Programme, 26 January [5] topic

  1., 7 February 2012
  2., 31 January 2012
  3., 26 January 2012
  4., 24 Jan 2012
  5., 26 January 2012

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"Participation is ranked 3rd (out of 97) and is well supported across all organisational types. Given the prominence of this concept, turning it into meaningful initiatives and outcomes in the Rio process will be vital." Rio+20: Analysis of Zero Draft Submissions, January 2012 [1]

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The Greening of Singapore, 14 January [2]

Cheser Zoo, England

Jane Goodall Institute: Saving Trees and Chimpanzees While Improving Health, 1/11/12 [3] topic


Rio 2012 - Zero draft of the outcome document published, January 2012 [4]

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World cities say: 'Hear us!', New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg champions a major role for cities at Rio+20, Jan. 03 [5]

  1., p.6, January 2012
  2., 14 January 2012
  3., 1/11/12
  4., January 2012
  5., Jan. 03, 2012

December 2009

  • All Londoners to be within one mile of an electric charge point by 2015, 15-12 [1]
  • Capital Growth launches £150,000 fund to help Londoners boost food growing, 4-12 [2]
  • Mayor announces expansion of scheme to cut carbon from public buildings, 2-12 [3]

September 2009

August 2009

  • Commuters encouraged to swap to bikes on Cycle Fridays, August 7 [7] topic

July 2009

  • Do the Green Thing: On-line social networking project aimed at encouraging up to one million people to make the shift to low-carbon living.
  • Get on the Greenside: training ‘Green Champions’ in inner-city housing estates.
  • Julie’s Bicycle: working with a group of 10 local musicians and DJs to reduce carbon emissions, covering touring, merchandise and other areas.
  • Face your Elephant: Woodcraft Folk members will receive training to conduct energy audits across the organisation’s centres and the wider community.
  • Rebuilding Communities: A pilot project in Croydon will work to reduce emissions from the building industry.
  • Islington Carbon Reduction Club: will roll out a Carbon Club programme, with participants agreeing to an annual carbon allowance.

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  4. Transition Culture, 11 Nov 2009
  5. Campaign for Better Transport, 23 September, 2009
  6., September 3, 2009
  7., August 7, 2009
  8. Department of Energy and Climate Change, July 17, 2009

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